Hamburg is the place to get a job with Innogames and Goodgame recruiting hard

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Hamburg is the place to get a job with Innogames and Goodgame recruiting hard

Welcome to the PocketGamer.biz Jobs Board: our weekly look at the mobile industry's biggest movers, unexpected shakers, and most exciting job opportunities.

This is where we'll keep track of any and all job-related happenings, letting you know who's moved where, who's bowed out, and, more importantly, which studios are looking to hire exciting new talent.

We currently update the list every Friday, so be sure to come back in a week's time to find out if that dream job of yours is closer than you think.

Movers and shakers

  • Android co-creator Andy Rubin is leaving Google after seven years. He was most recently heading up Google's drive into robotics. It's reported he will set up an incubator for hardware startups.
  • Xiangdong Zhang, the CEO of NASDAQ-floated Chinese publisher Shanda, has stepped down with immediate effect.
  • Kunimasa Suzuki, the president and CEO of Sony Mobile, has been replaced by Hiroki Totoki, previously a senior VP in charge of corporate planning.
  • Gamevil has opened a Berlin office with ex-GameGenetics' man David Mohr as GM.

Openings: Hamburg

  • Despite having over 1,000 staff, Goodgame Studios has dozens of open positions, including:
  • Artists - texture, UX, concept, storyboard
  • Community managers
  • Customer service representatives
  • Data analysts, managers and engineers
  • Developers - Flash, tools, game client, backend and servers, JavaScript, PHP, SQL, Unreal 4, engine
  • Fraud managers
  • Head of international strategy
  • Head of software development
  • Localisation
  • QA
  • InnoGames is looking for mobile developers, Flash coders, backend programmers, a UX designer, and TV online marketing expert.

Openings: Europe

  • Vivid Games (Poland) is looking for a data analyst to working closely with its development team in order to interpret data and recommend changes.
  • Brighton, UK-based Gunjin Games is looking for a keen programmer who can become an integral part of its team going forward. 
  • Clumsy Ninja and CSR Racing developer NaturalMotion is looking for an 'exceptional' senior environment artist to join its team on a full-time basis in London.
  • Dundee-based game developer Tag Games is looking for candidates with varying levels of experience to fill a number of vacancies.

Openings: US

 Openings: Asia

  • Singapore-based game developer Nonstop Games - best known for its Heroes of Honor F2P strategy game, and being bought by King – is looking for a senior games designer to join its ranks.
  • East West is looking to recruit a North American business development manager to help strategise and lead a marketing team for a Chinese games company.
  • Kabam is searching for a lead 3D artist who will be based in Beijing.

Contributing Editor

A Pocket Gamer co-founder, Jon is Contributing Editor at PG.biz which means he acts like a slightly confused uncle who's forgotten where he's left his glasses. As well as letters and cameras, he likes imaginary numbers and legumes.